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Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

It is fantastic that people still keep these traditions alive. Seemingly simple but a dangerous feat for these men. Even going up the pole would be impossible for most of us much less falling head first slowly to the ground. Costumes are also very colourful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ninaomer
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

I am sure that there are plenty of people who find or would find these voladores fascinating. I am not one of them. Watching a bunch of guys circle a pole is boring.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank califcasl
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We watched los Voladores of Papantla three times! Twice outside of El Tajin, and once in Papantla city center. There are several performances per day, and the suggested donation runs from 20 to 50 pesos (higher for foreigners). The performance runs approx. 30 mins. It...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank royannjean
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Seeing the Voladores is an unique experience. You can't miss it if you travel to Veracruz. El Tajin is a majestuous place and is full with history...there's so much to see!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Miriam F
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We went to Papantla it was amazing actually breathtaking to see. It was sunny although crowded yet we mesmerised by the Los Voladores.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank sgunnar2014
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The flyers of Papantla are a representation of what is believed was part of a ceremony, the people from Tajin are known as the people of wind, it requires a lot of skills to participate in this representation.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Patricia N
Reviewed 22 January 2017

You have to see this event. Besides it being a historical performance to nature its a fantastic show of bravery. I can only say that its the kind of attraction that you will only find at Veracruz. Of course you have to visit el Tajin...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank The_World_Tourister
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Papantla otw to Tajin. Charming town, interesting mural. Flyers performance just a small piece of the bigger picture. Don't hang around just to see it. It's done also at Tajin.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank W481IProbp
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We saw this show by the pyramids at El Tajin, and again in the city of Papantla near the church in the zocalo. They put on an amazing show, and we were impressed by how gracefully they performed this dangerous and historic ceremony.

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank Annette806
Reviewed 25 April 2016

An historic ritual performance that is best viewed after a trip to El Tajin and reading about the historical significance. Beautiful to watch.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank marcia_marcia
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Priscilla S
13 February 2019|
Response from Ninaomer | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is held every weekend in Panpantla by the cathedral and daily at the square in Tajin